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Bill's Place

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The Richmond
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2315 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-1919
+1 415-221-5262
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San Francisco
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Yes the beloved columnist used to frequent this burger joint. And his namesake burger is still on the menu. And here lies the problem. This place needs a major scrub down and and a staff overhaul. It's stuck in the 70's. The burgers are still good as are the handout fries and thick shakes. But the cleanliness of the restaurant... More 

Thank briankulaf
Durham, North Carolina
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Just a refreshing "walk in off the street" restaurant. Nothing fancy. Good food; American Menu, ample servings, friendly service, reasonable prices. Certainly better than any fast food joint! If you're in the neighborhood, give them a try.

Thank GeneZiel
Shannon, Ireland
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115 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I went there with my cousin Bill (no relation!!) who tells me he's been going there for fifty years. Not I'm going to argue with that. Whats special about this place is that it harks from an age when families had restaurants, when the employees were all related somehow, when the menu wasn't downloaded from Google and when customers were... More 

Thank johnyd73
San Francisco
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183 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This was my best hamburger place 30 years ago. But is not the same anymore. Very sad to see a old restaurant going downhill.

Thank winsir
Boston, Massachusetts
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461 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had a great burger there and a Dreyer's Black and White Shake. The staff was great and so was the service. It was about 25 blocks from Lands End toward town. It has been operating since 1959. What a great find.

Thank kappy26
Melbourne, Australia
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258 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Service from the guys was friendly and I could customise my burger a bit from what they had on the menu. The fella serving me was happy to explain things on the menu and while I expected my burger to be a little bigger, I still enjoyed my meal outside in their nice little courtyard out the back. I guess... More 

Thank robol
Healdsburg, California
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106 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We LOVE finding places that look like Bill's because they scream local, favorite, and consistently good ol' food. Bill's place has a great locals vibe and upon entering you are greeted by friendly owner, servers and cooks. Everyone in there eating looks like they live within a few blocks which is always a good sign. I like the menu with... More 

Thank SarahJWalker
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I've been going to Bill's for over 30 years but moved out of SF some years back so I only eat here rarely now. But the good, basic diner food is still yummy. Burgers, patty melts, tuna melts, hot dogs..... Substantial lunch and very friendly service. Wonderful neighborhood place.

Thank sfhome1
San Rafael, California
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86 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stopped in on a Saturday afternoon for a quick burger and beer. Everything I'd heard about Bill's was true. Just a great, funky spot. The meat was fresh, and the fries cut in house. Great selection to choose from.

Thank wineguy999
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Happened upon this retro burger joint. Great burger from the open grill , the hand cut fries and the shakes blended the "old way". Couldn't ask for better service or better food!!

Thank btmcl

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Restaurant Details

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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2315 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-1919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-221-5262

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?